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49 min ago | Independent Women's Forum

Paternity Leave Not a Silver Bullet For Fathers

It's nice to know that more men feel excited about their roles as fathers and that they want to participate as best they can in the early weeks of their child's life.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

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This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

3 hrs ago | Pacifica Tribune

Introducing PSD's new facilities director

The Pacifica School District has a new director of maintenance, operations and facilities and his name is Joe DeCarlo.


Related Topix: Education Etc., San Mateo County, CA, Pacifica, CA, Chico, CA

8 hrs ago | CNN

Solidarity for Mike Brown in Eugene, Oregon

The students of the University of Oregon hosted a vigil for Mike Brown on August 14 at 7pm.


Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Violent Crime

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Athlete Spotlight: Tevis Bartlett

As of August 19, 2004 this 6'4" 215lbs, quarterback/safety already has 5 full ride scholarship offers from the University of Wyoming, University of Colorado, Colorado State University, University of Oregon, and the University of Utah.


Related Topix: University of Utah

Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Excelsior Academy hires new director with ballet background

One might say that the new director of Excelsior Academy in Erda danced her way into her new job.Stephanie Eccles was selected by Excelsior Academy's board of directors to be the charter school's director starting the 2014-2015 school year.Eccles is the fourth director at Excelsior since the school opened in 2009.


Related Topix: Academy, TX, Sundance Film Festival, University of Utah, Utah State University

Library Journal

Library Freedom Fighter Zoia Horn Remembered

Activist librarian Zoia Markovna Horn died on July 12 at the age 96. She was famous for being the first U.S. librarian to be jailed for refusing to divulge information that violated professional principles of privacy and intellectual freedom.


Related Topix: Libraries, World News, Ukraine, Turlock, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Oregon team to study impacts of climate change on pesky forest insect

The mountain pine beetle is a pest. Native to the forests of western North America, the insects infest tree after tree, killing off entire swaths of forest during outbreaks.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Son of NFL great, four-star RB/ATH Chris Warren receives Oregon offer

Aug 4, 2014 - Workers from Image King Signs install new graphics on the wall surround the field, Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at Autzen Stadium, in Eugene, Oregon.


Related Topix: Eugene, OR

Steve Duin blog: NPR's Laura Starecheski on sexual violence and 'the power of the peer group'

On "Morning Edition," NPR's Laura Starecheski has a superb piece this morning on the power that peer groups can exert in interrupting the cycle of sexual violence on the college campus.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Oregon lands four-star small forward Dillon Brooks, who will be ready this season

ESPN four-star shooting guard/small forward Dillon Brooks , out of powerhouse Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nev., announced his commitment to the University of Oregon on Sunday evening.


Related Topix: Henderson, NV

The Oregonian

Ethiopian runners plan to seek asylum, University of Oregon police say

The four athletes are : Amanuel Abebe Atibeha, 17; Dureti Edao, 18; Meaza Kebede, 18; Zeyituna Mohammed, 18. One of the four Ethiopian runners who disappeared from an international track meet in Eugene last month said all the athletes plan to seek asylum in the U.S., according to The Register-Guard , which obtained the information from a University ... (more)


Related Topix: Oregon

The Oregonian

Climate change study's results show Northwest prairie plants struggle with warming -- science roundup

Research technician Chelsea Little takes notes while Laurel Pfeifer-Meister gathers plant data as part of a University of Oregon study into the effects of climate change on the Northwest's native prairie plants.


Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, Global Warming, Department of Energy, Portland State University

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Willamette Week

At TechFestNW, Innovator Sce Pike Affirms the Potential of an "Internet of Things"

Sce Pike and panel facilitator Andrew De Vigal, the Chair of Journalism Innovation & Civic Engagement for the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communications address address audience questions in the OMSI IMAX theater As the Chief Experience Officer for Citizen , a Portland based technology consulting firm, Sce Pike determines what ... (more)


Related Topix: Privacy

Los Angeles Times

On Santa Cruz Island, rising seas present archaeological emergency

Scientists on California's Santa Cruz Island are conducting an archaeological assessment of sites threatened by shoreline retreat and storm erosion due to climate change.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Dissolved Oxygen Data for Coos Estuary

The purpose of this product is the transmittal of dissolved oxygen data collected in the Coos Estuary, Oregon to Ms.


Fri Aug 15, 2014

Nike unveils new Oregon Ducks 'Lunar TR1' shoe

Nike has launched a new shoe for University of Oregon athletes. This time it's the Lunar TR1 Week Zero collection .


Oregon's three big public universities among nation's most gay-friendly

Portland State University students and staff from the school's Queer Resource Center pose with Orange is the New Black actress LaVerne Cox after her appearance at PSU.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Portland State University, Transgender, Oregon State University, Southern Oregon University


Older people perform better in the morning, study finds

Older adults are better able to ignore distractions and to perform demanding cognitive tasks in the morning, a new study suggests.


WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

For Teachers: Improving student reading skills in school

MTSU is hosting an annual conference Saturday, Aug. 16, to help area educators improve the reading skills of their students.


Related Topix: Texas A&M University, Purdue University, Rutherford County, TN, Vanderbilt University

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Davis Enterprise

Bob Dunning: Further dispatches from Duck Country

KEEPING OREGON SQUEAKY GREEN a folks in the Beaver State are deadly serious about keeping trash out of the forests, the beaches and the vast high desert on the east side of the Cascades a Evidence of this can be found on a number of roadside signs, warning of a whopping $6,250 "maximum" fine for littering a that's enough to make you drive with the ... (more)


Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, Recreational Vehicle, Beaver, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Seaside, OR